Eclectic Logo Designs | Logo Creation Part 3

In this last of the logo creation series post, I’ll conclude with some eclectic logo designs I’ve produced over the years. Street Lamppost Illustration Logo I created this lamp-post illustration as a brand identity logo for my hometown, Rutherford, NJ. … Continue reading

Creating Logos, Part 1 | Graphic Logos for Companies and Brands

When I’m not busy creating WSJ stipple hedcut portraits for people, I take on a lot of other interesting assignments. These include creating logos for companies and brands. Creating logos for my own business. To get started, though, I’ll share … Continue reading

Fashionable Illustration for an Upscale San Francisco Brand

Fashionable illustration is a glove-like fit for my signature illustration style. I always enjoy the opportunity to work with upscale source material. A few years ago, I was commissioned to create a series of celebrity portraits for my client, Ami Arad, … Continue reading

Forging Ahead as a Freelance Illustrator

How I set out to become a freelance illustrator. When I quit my day job as Head Illustrator at The Wall Street Journal, I was anxious to continue my artistic efforts on my own terms. Although I originated the iconic … Continue reading

Creating the Large Hedcut Portrait in the WSJ Portrait Style

Aside from producing the well-known WSJ hedcut style portraits, I am sometimes called on to create a large hedcut portrait; the same style portraits in a large format. This is a nice change of pace and is gratifying because I know the … Continue reading

WSJ Hedcut Artist Kevin Sprouls Stipple Portraits for Gallup

I just shipped a fresh portrait illustration to Gallup, Inc. the polling organization. I have produced many pieces of art for this venerable institution over the last few years. I’m always glad to be hired by a client with historical … Continue reading

Vineyard Illustration | WSJ Portrait from the Vineyard

Vineyard Illustration for Discerning Clients Stemming from my work in creating the WSJ Portrait style, aka the Hedcut, opportunities arise from discerning clients. These are people who appreciate the refined, engraved look of these illustrations. Here are a few of … Continue reading

Illustrating Foxygen

My Illustration work for Foxygen’s second album created some ripples! When I’m not doing the WSJ hedcut portraits that I’m most known for… I like getting into other worthy illustration assignments. A few years ago, I got involved with a … Continue reading

Illustrated Stories of Recovery

For this post, I am letting freelance writer Constance Ray tell illustrated stories of recovery, the stories of a few people who kicked the drug habit. Sadly, this issue has become ‘front and center’ on the national scene, with many … Continue reading